How to Build Your Reference List

If you’re starting a job search,  chances are you probably haven’t given much thought to your references.

What others say about you is often far more important than what you say about yourself. That’s especially true for job seekers.

Do you have a list of references ready to provide to prospective employers? Most likely, you’ve focused on your resume, networking, interview skills, and what to wear to the interview, but haven’t paid too much attention to your references.

09.08.2019

Why are you the best candidate?

One of the questions you may get asked during the interview process is ‘why are you the best candidate for this role?’. This is fairly common for people looking for banking jobs in Malta. It’s good to prepare an answer for this beforehand so you’re not stumped when the question is presented to you!

26.07.2019

Been ‘ghosted’ lately?

Picture the scenario – you apply for an office administration job and are extremely happy to get an interview after submitting a test or presentation you’ve worked really hard on. The recruiter tells you they will be in touch. You wait and you wait… but you do not hear from them. You try chasing up, send emails, give a call, but receive no feedback.

23.07.2019

The H in HR – Are we missing something?

In today’s world, where everything is becoming digitalised, technology is having an important impact on human interaction and engagement.  Don’t get me wrong, I am not demonising technology since thanks to advancement in technology we can save ourselves time by sorting out a number of tasks from one place and one device – whether it’s booking tickets to a show or buying things online, keeping ourselves updated through news portals and improving our communication through social networking sites and video conferencing. We are more connected than ever but yet we still feel disconnected. Why is that?

27.06.2019

Malta as an Innovation Hub

Blockchain, Fintech, Artificial Intelligence, National Space Strategy, Internet of Things – these are some of the current popular terms within the local Maltese community given Malta has been pushing itself to be the innovation hub of today for the economy of tomorrow. Malta has positioned itself on the map by becoming the first country to adopt regulation in the field of blockchain and crypto currencies. However, its efforts have not stopped there.

13.06.2019

Reduce Waste …. of Time

Recent campaigns are (hopefully) helping us become more aware of the world we live in and the environment around us in order to reduce, reuse and recycle our waste. But have we ever thought of what we could manage to achieve if we reduce the time we waste on a day-to-day basis?

22.04.2019

Stressed Out?

For the majority of workers, experiencing a bit of job related stress comes as no surprise.

Many individuals thrive on the minor stress that comes from a tight deadline or difficult project, but the presence of excessive stress can often lead to serious mental and physical health difficulties for employees.

Effective leaders remain vigilant for signs of excessive stress in their employees, and offer coping strategies to ensure their success in the workplace.

17.04.2019